Importing data to notes

When conducting user research you naturally accumulate lots of data.  Those data piles consist of video or audio recordings (for example, a screen-recording from a usability test) or texts (for example, a transcript of an interview). In consider.ly notes are the way to import and store the raw data you gathered within a project. From here you will be able to analyze your data using tags and distill insights.

This article will teach you about importing data to notes.

Importing textual data to notes

  1. Go to the notes dashboard.
  2. Click on the note you want to import data to.
    The editing mode for notes appears.
  3. Copy and paste the content of your text file into the note.
    Your text is automatically saved.

We’re actively working on plenty of ways to directly import your data as notes (such as, e.g., from Google Docs). Currently, we’re evaluating different approaches – if you have a favored way to get your data into consider.ly, we’d truly appreciate your input!

Importing images, videos, and other files to notes

Besides text, you can import images, videos, and any other file types directly to your notes.

  1. Open the notes dashboard.
  2. Click on the note you want to import data to.
    The editing mode for notes appears.
  3. There are three ways to import files to your note:
    • Drag and drop your files to the correct position in the note.
    • Use the keyboard shortcut CTRL+ O  to show the file picker. Then select one or multiple files to include at the current position in the note.
    • Click on the upload symbol in the formatting bar. Then select one or multiple files to include at the current position in the note.